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    July 8, 2013
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passengers running away from the aircraft as firefighters pour foam on the fire. after ripping off its tail on the seawall, the 777 jumps into the air and flips over before slamming into the ground. >> i thought before i left the plane it might blow up and i might die. >> reporter: we got a photo from the teenagers from china killed in the accident. they are wondering if one of them may have been hit by an arriving fire engine. ntsb have been walking the length of the runway inspecting debris. the landing gear, sheared from the fuse lage. the interior of the plane. oxygen masks hanging, seats twisted and broken. >> the lower portion of the tail is in the rocks of the seawall and a significant peace of the tail of this aircraft in the water.
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>> we learned today the pilot, new to flying 777, and the training pilot, let it fall well below the 137 knot speed needed for landing. >> there was a lack of interaction between the two pilots. the pilot manipulating the flight control and the one that was monitoring. >> reporter: there wasn't any system warnings of a stall until 4 seconds before the crash. they will interview the crew in english and korean. what would happen in the final seconds of flight. both pilots were senior, did each assume the other was monitoring speed and altitude? aviation analyst, john cox. >> what was the demeanor of the interworkings of the crew? how effective as a team? those are questions we need to have answers. >> reporter: investigators will
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analyze in the 72 hours before the crash? what were the pilots doing? how much sleep were they getting. how much time were they on duty? all of that will play into analyzing exactly what happened with this accident? pilot error to blame or something else? brian? >> tom costello, thanks. from the investigation to the survivors, thankfully, many of them. we also hear from the first responders tonight. that part of the story from john yang in san francisco. >> reporter: when first responders arrived on the scene at runway 28 left, the threat was clear. >> jet fuel leaking out of the plane, and our firefighters entered the plane, began a primary search and began to distinguish the fire. >> christie emmonds ran up the
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evae evacuation chute and saw people trapped. >> it was clear. not a lot of smoke, not a lot of fire, but by the time we removed the final victim, the fire was banking down on us, heavy black smoke. >> reporter: police officer jim cunningham had no protective gear and still rushed in. >> clearing the baggage, over head bins and all of the luggage, debris and rubble all over the place. >> one of the last on the plane, a flight attendant attending to the remaining survivors. >> get down, get down. >> reporter: the first responders managed to get few stranded on board to safety. only a few, tharngs to passengers like ben levy who saw rescuers arrive as he helped other people escape. >> i told people we're okay, come down, start getting out. leave your things behind, help each other, quickly. a lot of people started going out through the door. >> reporter: today in china the distraught families of the two 16-year-old girls killed in the
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crash left shanghai for the united states. while in korea, survivors of the crash returned home to begin long and painful recoveries. in san francisco, the focus on men and women who answered the call to duty. >> only calvary that was there. no one else coming right away. whatever we could do, we had to do it. >> reporter: risking so much to help so many survive. john yang, nbc news, san francisco. on another front, the ntsb also on site tonight in alaska, where the crash of a prop plane has killed ten people. the dehaviland otter sea plan crashed 80 miles south of anchorage. all nine passengers from south carolina. one witness said the crash occurred on takeoff. in canada tonight, we're learning more about what may have led to a runaway train disaster, huge explosion and fire over this past weekend. at least 13 people were killed initially. several dozen still missing
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tonight after tank cars filled with oil exploded in the center of a small town in quebec, not far from the maine border. katy tur there with the latest. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. investigators hoped to get to the heart of the blast today. they were finally able to do so. recovering more bodies, but with 37 more missing, this town is bracing for more bad news. moments after the crash, a towering fireball. new video shows the intensity of the flames. >> i saw the fire, a river of fire, go through the houses over there. i was quite nervous. >> reporter: it began around 1:00 a.m. saturday, seven miles north of lack m-megantic. the train was unmanned, parked for an overnight shift change,
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with swhou a number of the tanker cars became detached from openeer and rolled straight into town. a gradual slope, the tanker cars picked up speed and derailed. five cars exploded. 40 buildings destroyed. >> i was supposed to be there. >> reporter: these women were in the heart of the burn zone. they described the friends that they lost. as firefighters doused hotspots, hard questions about the safety of moving oil by barrel. 16 million barrels last year and 73 million this year, and 110 million by 2014. >> the regulations for rail transport weren't designed to support rail moving massive amounts of oil. it wouldn't be a surprise although all if regulations weren't up to the task of what's happening right now. >> reporter: meanwhile, the scope of the tragedy in
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lac-megantic are still emerging, and it remains just as elusive of those lost. >> tomorrow will be another day. we lost people and we lost our downtown. we lost everything. you know. >> reporter: back out here live, you can see firefighters are still trying to stabilize the wreckage. as for the why? why did this all happen? there was a fire on the train earlier in the evening. it's unclear if that had anything to do with the derailment an hour and a half on friday. this train was inspected on friday, found nothing to be wrong with it. and hours later on saturday, a redalement. >> katy tur,hank you. a deepening crisis in egypt. the obama house said today it does not intend to cut off aid to egypt. an argument about how today's violence started, but at least
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51 protesters killed. hundreds injured in a battle with the military. nbc's eamon molhedin in cairo tonight. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. the removal of morsi left egypt divided and immediately led to violence on the street. today, a deadly confrontation that has many fearing a new wave of bloodshed. egypt's bloodiest day in two years. the clash between supporters of president morsi and those who wanted him outsted. it left scores dead and each side blaming the other. the muslim brotherhood released this video. they claim it shows today's incident. a soldier can be seen firing from a roof into the crowd. an unprovoked massacre, they said, holding up military bullet casings and blood-drenched
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shirt. who do you blame for what happened here this morning? >> i blame the -- >> reporter: the military countered with its own video, showing soldiers coming under attack by what it called terrorists, armed with guns and molotov cocktails. a volunteer doctor treated hundreds this morning. >> think whoever was shooting them wasn't really wanting to evacuate the streets. it was really, um -- it was shoot to kill. >> reporter: morsi loyalists hate the army's commander. they are now calling for his trial. >> we want to judge him first, judge him by law, not in the streets. >> reporter: that won't be easy. millions of egyptians wanted morsi and the muslim brotherhood out. the military is riding a wave of popularity.
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but many fear today's clashes will open a new round of violence between the army and the muslim brotherhood. which is not backing down. >> we'll increase the protesters. >> reporter: late tonight, egypt's president announced parliamentary elections and presidential elections would be held in seven months in an attempt to try and cool things down with the hopes that getting egypt an elected government will do just that. brian. >> eamon molhedin in cairo, thank you. in prescott, a procession of 19 hearses, all members of the same hot shot wildfire crew. the procession took five hours, traveling a route stretching 125 miles. tomorrow, the memorial service for all 19. teresa heinz kerry, wife of secretary of state john kerry, updated from critical to fair
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condition in a boston hospital. air lifted from their summer home on nantucket island after exhibiting symptoms of a seizure. she is 74 years old. country singer randy travis hospitalized in texas in critical condition tonight with what we're told is a heart infection. randy travis is 54. a new tropical storm to let you know about in the atlantic. called chantal, warnings up from barbados, a watch issued for puerto rico, and while there is a projected path for chantal, breaking it west toward cuba, forecasters warn it's very early in the life of this storm. still ahead, screams for help, but who was doing the screaming? a showdown in court over what trayvon martin's father heard on that 911 call. relieving heartburn, caused by acid reflux disease, relief is at hand. for many, nexium provides 24-hour heartburn relief and may be available for just $18 a month. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnesium levels.
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father. the point of contention today? what he heard on the 911 call. our report tonight from nbc's ron mott. >> reporter: today, defense attorney mark o'mara challenged trayvon martin's father about whether he told police the first time he heard the 911 call that it was not his son's voice screaming for help. >> i kind of pushed away -- away from the table and shook my head and said i can't tell. >> reporter: the prosecutor later listened to the tape at the mayor's office 20 times. >> basically what i was listening to. i was listening to my son's last friday for he cry for help, listening to his life being taken, and i was coming -- trying to come to grips that trayvon was here no more. >> reporter: earlier, the lead investigator offered a different reaction to the 911 tape. >> i inquired if that was, in fact, his son yelling for help. >> what was his response?
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>> he -- he was more of a -- verbal and nonverbal. he looked away and under his breath and said. no. >> reporter: one after another -- >> help! >> so you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> reporter: five of zimmerman's friends testified that its of his voice. >> definitely georgie. >> george. >> george zimmerman's voice. >> no doubt that is george zimmerman. >> reporter: this witness said that he donated thousands to zimmerman's defense fund and worn the clothes that he has worn to court. >> there is a bias on your behalf of george zimmerman, correct? >> he is my very dear friend. >> reporter: zimmerman said he shot martin in self defense after being attacked. late today, the judge ruled that
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the toxicology report can be admitted. showing martin had thc in his blood when he died, the active chemical in marijuana. >> sgorgeorge zimmerman has suec universal. and when we come back, an end to the drought on the grass a lot of people thought they would never see. copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. you know, spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek immediate medical help
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if you are a new york-based politician involved in a sex scandal, time is running out to get on the november ballot. entering a local race that features anthony weiner running for new york city mayor after his meltdown. now former new york governor and former call girl client eliot spitzer is running for comptroller. rushing water full of sentiment, part of a project in china where they open gaps in an
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almost mile-wide dam in the yellow river to move silt downstream, to the tune of 30 million tons a year. when they open a dam, it becomes a spectator event. andy murray may never have to pay for a pint in great britain the rest of his life. he is on the front page of every british paper today, because he broke the curse. even though the brits host wimbledon, no brit had won men's singles since 1963. his defeat of djokovic broke a 60-year drought. there is even talk of knighthood of the man from dunblane, scott land. forgive the phrase, but buried in the columbus dispatch. announcing the death of scott -- let's try that again. scott entsminger.
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one line in it stood out. he respectfully requests six cleveland browns pallbearers so the browns can let him down one last time. well done, scott. sounds like a lot of browns fans we know. for the record, everyone asked to wear a browns jersey to his memorial service. up next, making a difference by bestowing superhero powers on children who can use them. vin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. ♪ she's always been able it's just her way.day. but your erectile dysfunction - that could be a question
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so we could be a better, safer energy company. i've been with bp for 24 years. i was part of the team that helped deliver on our commitments to the gulf - and i can tell you, safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge safety equipment and technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all our drilling activity, twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. safety is a vital part of bp's commitment to america - and to the nearly 250,000 people who work with us here. we invest more in the u.s. than anywhere else in the world. over fifty-five billion dollars here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger.
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finally tonight, our making a difference report, a program that helps kids with heart problems. appropriately called heart heroes, and nbc's kevin tibbles with our "making a difference" report. >> let's check under the hood, bud. >> reporter: you would never know it, but 6-year-old dylan rassmussen is a super hero. >> sounds good. >> a good thing, as the past year is not easy on dylan and his family. born with a congenital heart defect, he to undergo open heart surgery. >> that was really hard. having to go back with the surgeon. >> reporter: dylan confronted
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his surgery like a man of steel. >> we got him a cape, made especially for him. >> reporter: a shiny silk cape from heart heroes. helping kids with a cape battling forces beyond their control. >> they don't have to worry about the disease, the hospital visit visits. >> these women founded heart heroes whether their own children faced devastating heart problems. ashley is now 12. >> makes you feel brave. >> reporter: putting this on when you were a kid made you feel like had you superhuman powers. guess what? some of the powers are real. >> the cape doesn't help me reroute the vessels, but for the child to go into the operation feeling brave, it's -- it lets them think about their experience with a positive attitude. i did it, i can do it. >> reporter: and the good thing, those powers also rub off on the
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parents. >> when we were going through our darkest times, any little thing is what we hung onto. >> all right? good. >> reporter: for a kid facing down the darkness. it's good to know and you your doctor can leap tall buildings together. kevin tibbles, chicago. that's our broadcast as we start a new week. thank you for being with us. i'm brian williams, we hope to see you back tomorrow evening. good night.
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it's over. george clooney and stacy keibler's big breakup. >> she wanted to have kids. he didn't. then, trayvon martin's father takes the stand. and george zimmerman's friends to the rescue. >> that's george. >> george zimmerman's voice. >> george's. >> yes, definitely, it's
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georgey. and is the prosecution's case in crisis? >> if all other things are equal, they lose. >> then -- >> oh my god! >> what you need to know to improve your chances of survival in a plane crash. >> pull your mask down firmly! >> and did one of these teens survive the crash only to be run over bey a rescue truck? then, disgraced politicians running for office. he won. he might win. look who's up next. plus, kate's royal baby carriage. >> very hard to find. >> and we've got the last one left in america. then, could vitamins be bad for you? why this doctor is saying no to mega vitamin supplements. >> you think this can't possibly hurt you, and you're wrong knew. and the singing maid of honor. ♪ two lovers in love walk down the aisle ♪ >> now, "inside edition" in high definition with deborah norville. >> deborah: hello, everybody, and thank you for joining us.
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well, it lasted longer than many of his relationships but today it's over between actor george clooney and stacy keibler. as les trent reports word is that she pulled the plug. >> it's finally over for george clooney and stacy keibler. the couple split after two years of dating, and people.com reports it was actually stacy who dumped george. >> she wants to have children some day, and george famously has said that does he not want to settle down, does he not want kids, and so she had to end the relationship. >> clooney was photographed over the july 4th holiday weekend with his buddies at his italian villa in lake como, italy. stacy was nowhere in sight. people.com says it was a a friendlily split. >> they're still very friendly. they're going stay friends and keep this amicable. >> a hint of trouble came on january 10th when stacy tweeted, trying times are not the times to stop trying. george is an avowed batch loss,